Posts tagged as cyberattacks

EU to stage war games to prepare for hybrid threats

Thursday, June 27, 2019

European Union ministers will take part in joint war games over coming months to better prepare the bloc for a range of attacks, from cyberattacks to disinformation campaigns. Finland’s Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said Thursday that interior and finance ministers from the 28-country bloc will be tasked to respond to fictional scenarios during meetings in Helsinki in July and September. By being able to respond, they will be able to…

Stoltenberg expresses NATO’s full readiness to react to Russian cyberattacks

Friday, May 24, 2019

NATO stood ready to respond to cyber attacks from Russia and other possible adversaries with all its capabilities, the Secretary General of the alliance has stated. French news agency AFP reports that during a visit to London on Thursday, May 23, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s warning came with the bloc’s members on alert for interference in European Parliament elections taking place this week. Western allies accuse Russia of trying…

Pentagon Made Approach of US Cyber Command More Aggressive in Spring

Monday, June 18, 2018

The US Department of Defense changed the approach of the US Cyber Command in spring making it more aggressive allowing more cyberattacks on foreign networks, local media reported. The New York Times reported Sunday that the previous strategy had been based on counterattacks against hackers targeting the United States. In spring the approach was changed that had created an opportunity for regular raids against foreign networks in order to prevent potential cyberattacks on the United States with the…